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Frank Lesser is a writer and director, known for The Colbert Report (2005), You're Not a Monster and The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010). See full bio »

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Creator Frank Lesser and animator Lily Stuart Streiff describe how a bunch of doodles turned into "You're Not a Monster," Kelsey Grammer's new show and IMDb's first original series.

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  You're Not a Monster (TV Mini-Series) (9 episodes) (created by - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Night of the Living ... (creator)
 2017 At Home with Amy Sedaris (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Holidays (2017)
- Gift Giving (2017)
  The Colbert Report (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (writer - 425 episodes, 2006 - 2012)
- Chuck Schumer (2013)
- Anne Rice (2012) ... (writer)
- Ameena Matthews (2012) ... (writer)
- Sean Kelly (2011) ... (writer)
- Manny Howard (2010) ... (writer)
 2011 Bloody Murray (TV Series short)
 2008 A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (TV Special) (writer)
 2006 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
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  You're Not a Monster (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (post-production)
- Night of the Living ... (executive producer)
- The Transylvania Twist ... (executive producer)
- Dead Tech ... (executive producer)
- Half Over It ... (executive producer)
- Masking Your Problems ... (executive producer)
 2019/II Last Day (Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
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 2012 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (writer)
 2007 Human Giant (TV Series) (crew - 1 episode)
- Mind Explosion (2007) ... (crew - segment "Shutterbugs")
 2005-2007 Shutterbugs (TV Series short) (crew - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... (crew)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (crew)
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 2013 The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
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Frank Lesser graduated from Brown University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Semiotics.

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